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20 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

Complaint alleges Alexander County, NC, jail forced teen inmates to go naked

Jennifer Blue, managing attorney for the Safe and Humane Jails Project, an effort to improve conditions for North Carolina inmates Many N.C. jails appear to be running afoul of a federal law aimed at protecting young offenders from adults.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, North Carolina, Mecklenburg County, NC

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WBTV

Driver gets at least 20 years for killing runner

A woman has been sentenced to at least 20 years in prison for running over and killing a runner while she was under the influence of drugs.

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Related Topix: Statesville, NC

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Watauga Democrat

Escaped inmate arrested after manhunt in Virginia

The inmate, James Brandon Smith, 35, of Newton was being transported back to Watauga County at the time of his escape.

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Related Topix: Watauga County, NC, Hickory, NC

Beach Carolina Magazine

Wildlife Commission Re-Opens Wittenburg Public Fishing Area

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission last week reopened the Wittenburg Public Fishing Access Area, which is located on Lake Hickory in Alexander County, after making renovations to the area.

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Related Topix: Hickory, NC, Dan River Prison Work Farm, State Prisons, Prison, Yanceyville, NC

Fri Jun 20, 2014

WBTV

Police: Man arrested for armed robbery confesses to 3 other crimes

A Conover man arrested on an armed robbery charge confessed to three other breaking and entering crimes, according to a release from the Newton Police Department.

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Related Topix: Conover, NC

Tue Jun 17, 2014

The Taylorsville Times

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Related Topix: Bethlehem, NC

The Taylorsville Times

Help Wanted

Monday - Friday, $12 per hour. Send resume to: Office Employment, P.O. Box 279, Taylorsville, NC 28681.

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Related Topix: Taylorsville, NC

The Taylorsville Times

Search ends in Davie County for Stony Point woman, grandson

A 74-year-old Stony Point woman and her 5-year old great-grandson, who had been missing since early Monday, June 9, have been found, according to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Stony Point, NC, Davie County, NC

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Lenoir News-Topic

Charity ride remembers Joshua Foust

COURTESY PHOTO Joshua Foust loved to ride motorcycles, whether it was on a curvy two-lane road on a high-powered street bike or on dirt trails on a motocross bike.

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Related Topix: Granite Falls, NC

Thu Jun 12, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Man accused of sexually assaulting 9-year-old

The Alexander County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Taylorsville man who's accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old.

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Related Topix: Taylorsville, NC

Tue Jun 10, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Missing Alexander County great-grandmother and her great-grandson...

TAYLORSVILLE Alexander County Sheriff Chris Bowman had a sinking feeling late Monday as a massive all-day search for a missing 76-year-old woman with dementia and her 5-year-old great-grandson had turned up no clues.

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Related Topix: Stony Point, NC, Taylorsville, NC, Iredell County, NC, Davie County, NC, Harmony, NC

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